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#SouthSudan – €48.5 million in additional #EUHumanitarianAid

#SouthSudan – €48.5 million in additional #EUHumanitarianAid

| June 21, 2019

Despite a recent peace deal, humanitarian needs remain high in South Sudan with nearly two million people internally displaced and almost seven million in need of emergency food aid. To help the most vulnerable in the country, the European Commission has announced €48.5 million in humanitarian assistance on top of last week’s €1m to step […]

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Humanitarian aid: EU releases €68 million for #Sudan and #SouthSudan

Humanitarian aid: EU releases €68 million for #Sudan and #SouthSudan

| June 21, 2018

The Commission has announced €68 million in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable communities in Sudan and South Sudan. The funding comes as millions of people across both countries are in need of assistance, with the conflict in South Sudan triggering an influx of refugees into neighbouring Sudan. “The EU is stepping up its support as many […]

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#Sudan: 2018 critical year for securing peace

#Sudan: 2018 critical year for securing peace

| April 17, 2018

On 16 April 2018, the Council adopted conclusions on South Sudan.  The conclusions note that 2018 is a critical year for securing peace in South Sudan, as the term of the transitional government of National Unity as set out in the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS) comes to an […]

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#HumanRights: #Maldives, #Sudan and #Uganda

#HumanRights: #Maldives, #Sudan and #Uganda

| March 19, 2018

MEPs have called for the respect of human rights in the Maldives, the ending of torture practises on detainees in Sudan and of ‘mercy killings’ in Uganda. MEPs urge the Maldives government to immediately lift the state of emergency, release all persons arbitrarily detained and ensure the proper functioning of Parliament and judiciary. They are […]

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#HumanRights: Sudan, Somalia and Madagascar

#HumanRights: Sudan, Somalia and Madagascar

| November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

MEPs have called for an end to the arbitrary detention of journalists in Sudan, condemn the terrorist attacks in Somalia, and express their concern regarding the upcoming elections in Madagascar. Sudan: Charges against writer Mohamed Zine al-Abidine must be reviewed The European Parliament expresses its deep concern over the sentencing of writer Mohamed Zine al-Abidine, […]

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#HumanRights: H. Hichilema in Zambia, Dr Gudina in Ethiopia, South Sudan

#HumanRights: H. Hichilema in Zambia, Dr Gudina in Ethiopia, South Sudan

The European Parliament expresses concern about arrests of opposition leaders in Zambia and Ethiopia and calls for an end to the war in South Sudan, in three resolutions voted on Thursday (18 May). Fair trial needed for opposition leader Hichilema in Zambia Ethiopian authorities should release Dr Merera Gudina EU should step up humanitarian aid […]

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#SouthSudan: EU releases €40 million as humanitarian situation worsens

#SouthSudan: EU releases €40 million as humanitarian situation worsens

The European Commission has today (28 July) announced €40 million in emergency humanitarian assistance for people affected by the crisis in South Sudan, bringing the total support from the Commission to €103m for 2016. The funding comes as the humanitarian situation worsens in the country, with more than 40,000 people displaced following the eruption of […]

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